The No. 10 men's and No. 13 women's Texas Tech track & field teams will compete at the 88th-annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, in Austin, Texas this weekend.


"This will be a great opportunity for our athletes to go against some of the best competition in the nation, and do so in an unbelievable environment. I think our athletes are going to put together some great performances this weekend," said Head Coach Wes Kittley.

This year's version of the Texas Relays will feature athletes from 687 high schools and 208 collegiate teams and 134 invitational athletes. A total of 6,625 athletes from 34 states and eight countries are expected to compete.

Texas Tech's men's (No. 10) and women's (No. 13) track and field teams begin the outdoor season ranked in the USTFCCCA Preseason top 15 for the sixth-straight season.

The Red Raiders and Lady Raiders are coming off a great opening weekend at the UTSA Challenge, highlighted by Chris Caldwell, who was responsible for three event wins, and was named Big 12 Athlete of the Week for his exploits.

After finishing 1-2 in the high jump at the NCAA Indoor  National  Championships two weeks ago, Ja’Corian Duffield and Bradley Atkins make their 2015 outdoor season debuts.

Through one weekend of competition, Texas Tech currently has 22 men and women ranked in the nation's top 25 in their respective events.

The meet will be broadcast on the Longhorn Network, and live results will be available at

.Texas Tech track & field will return home next weekend to host the annual Texas Tech Open, which will be held April 3-4, at the Terry & Linda Fuller Track & Field Complex, in Lubbock.


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